LENNOX 14HPX Heat Pump
Updated: Apr 20, 2016
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Overview of the 14HPX
The Lennox 14HPX is a single-stage heat pump with an efficiency rating of 14 SEER and 8.2 HSPF. This Energy Star qualified unit is part of the Lennox Merit line and is dual fuel compatible, allowing it to be combined with a compatible Merit gas furnace for increased efficiency. It features SilentComfort technology, which helps keep operating sound levels as low as 76 decibels. The 14HPX is protected from weather hazards by a heavy-gauge galvanized steel louvered cabinet with a baked-on powder finish and a corrosion-resistant, zinc-coated steel base.
Consumer Reviews of the LENNOX 14HPX
Date created: 2016-03-23
Location: Philadelphia, PA
"Lennox 14HPX Heat Pump Review"
We've owned this heat pump for the past 5 years and it's never failed! The past few winters in the Northeast have been brutally cold, dipping below freezing quite often. Regardless, it keeps working! We've also saved a ton of money by using the built-in automated temperature settings to lower the heat during different times of the day. My only complaint is when it kicks on, it pushes air through the vents really loud.
Date created: 2015-12-19
Name: Raymond Jager
Location: Columbia, SC
"Don't buy Lennox"
Had a Lennox heat pump installed in 2010 for a large room over garage. Unit is used on occasional basis. It as broken down 2 times in 5 1/ 2 years. Melted heat strips, shorted blower. Still not repaired after 2 weeks. Waiting on parts. We have a Trane unit on the main level with minimal issues for over 10 years. Buy the Trane. It is very reliable.
Date created: 2014-02-05
Name: J. Watson
"Flawless performance for over ten years"
Flawless performance for over ten years. Only service was to keep filters changed. Cut electric bills in half, heats at 10 degrees F without cutting in backups. I can only say the unit works. If it dies tomorrow, will be from salt air and corrosion. It stomped the performance of the previous systems. I would recommend this unit without reservation.
Other 14HPX Reviews
A post on hvac-talk.com from a homeowner trying to decide between the 14HPX and a more expensive Lennox model was advised by professional members that the best Lennox is the Signature series and that the 14HPX is a low-end unit. There are also posts on the same site regarding problems with high and low pressure faults and with problems that appear to be the fault of technicians, including overcharging with Freon.
Product registration is required within 60 days of installation for maximum warranty coverage. The warranty for the Lennox 14HPX heat pump is comprised of the following:
- 10-year limited warranty on covered components, including compressor
Labor costs are not covered by the warranty.